The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of VMware products and/or services in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VMware over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

The figures below represent the IT contractor job market in general and are NOT representative of contractor rates within VMware, Inc.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
VMware
Rank 37 35 33
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs citing VMware 43 22 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 5.56% 3.83% 4.14%
As % of the Vendors category 15.41% 8.46% 9.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 3
Average daily rate
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£318 £275 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.45% -21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £224 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £357 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £313 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £18.97 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.00 £22.13 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+3.95% +10.62%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Vendors Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
279 260 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 36.05% 45.22% 44.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 133 93
Average daily rate £331 £300 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.16% -12.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 22 7
Average hourly rate £20.85 £18.97 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.91% +14.96%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.45 £13.52 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £73.00 £19.14 £37.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £18.11 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-0.62% -4.67%

VMware
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

VMware Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Daily Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing VMware across the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

VMware Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

VMware
Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VMware across the Wales region.

VMware Hourly Rate Trend in Wales

VMware
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing VMware within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales -4 27 £340 +13.41% 15
West Wales -13 11 £263 - 5
North Wales - 2 £180 - 1
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VMware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware.

1 53 (68.83%) Windows
2 42 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 40 (51.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (33.77%) Red Hat
5 21 (27.27%) Linux
6 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
6 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
7 19 (24.68%) Active Directory
8 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (19.48%) Citrix
8 15 (19.48%) IIS
9 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (18.18%) Open Source
9 14 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
10 13 (16.88%) JBoss
11 12 (15.58%) Java
11 12 (15.58%) RHCE
11 12 (15.58%) DNS
12 11 (14.29%) Clustering
12 11 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (14.29%) Spring
12 11 (14.29%) Windows 7
12 11 (14.29%) Hyperic
13 10 (12.99%) XenDesktop
13 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2008
14 9 (11.69%) SAN
14 9 (11.69%) AIX
14 9 (11.69%) Hyper-V

VMware
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing VMware also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VMware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (19.48%) IIS
2 13 (16.88%) JBoss
3 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
4 5 (6.49%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.90%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (3.90%) WebLogic
5 3 (3.90%) Apache
5 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.60%) WebSphere
6 2 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.30%) nginx
7 1 (1.30%) Confluence
7 1 (1.30%) Lync
7 1 (1.30%) MediaWiki
7 1 (1.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 6 (7.79%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.19%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) DNS
2 9 (11.69%) SAN
3 6 (7.79%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.49%) VoIP
4 5 (6.49%) WAN
4 5 (6.49%) DHCP
4 5 (6.49%) Firewall
5 4 (5.19%) VPN
5 4 (5.19%) LAN
6 2 (2.60%) Internet
6 2 (2.60%) OSPF
6 2 (2.60%) BGP
7 1 (1.30%) EIGRP
7 1 (1.30%) MPLS
7 1 (1.30%) IPv6
7 1 (1.30%) IPsec
7 1 (1.30%) VLAN
7 1 (1.30%) VPLS
7 1 (1.30%) Network Security
7 1 (1.30%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.97%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.39%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.30%) Cognos Impromptu
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.90%) JMeter
1 3 (3.90%) Subversion
1 3 (3.90%) JIRA
1 3 (3.90%) Selenium
1 3 (3.90%) SoapUI
1 3 (3.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.60%) Gradle
2 2 (2.60%) Artifactory
2 2 (2.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.60%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.30%) Hudson
General
1 3 (3.90%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (20.78%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (12.99%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 10 (12.99%) Systems Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Support Engineer
3 9 (11.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 8 (10.39%) Developer
5 7 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (6.49%) Server Support
6 5 (6.49%) Server Engineer
6 5 (6.49%) SCCM Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Wintel Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Build Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.90%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 2 (2.60%) IT Support
9 2 (2.60%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 2 (2.60%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) Spring
2 8 (10.39%) JSON
2 8 (10.39%) SOAP
2 8 (10.39%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (10.39%) REST
2 8 (10.39%) Apache Camel
3 3 (3.90%) CSS3
3 3 (3.90%) Spring MVC
3 3 (3.90%) jQuery
3 3 (3.90%) RESTful
3 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (3.90%) HTML5
3 3 (3.90%) .NET Framework
3 3 (3.90%) Java SE
3 3 (3.90%) HTML
3 3 (3.90%) .NET
3 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.90%) CSS
4 1 (1.30%) Java EE
4 1 (1.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (18.18%) Open Source
2 11 (14.29%) Clustering
3 4 (5.19%) LPAR
4 2 (2.60%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.60%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.30%) Wiki
5 1 (1.30%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 53 (68.83%) Windows
2 40 (51.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (27.27%) Linux
4 15 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (14.29%) Windows 7
7 9 (11.69%) AIX
8 8 (10.39%) Windows XP
9 5 (6.49%) Windows 8
10 3 (3.90%) UNIX
11 1 (1.30%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (1.30%) Debian
11 1 (1.30%) Ubuntu
11 1 (1.30%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (10.39%) ITIL
1 8 (10.39%) Mentoring
2 5 (6.49%) Configuration Management
3 4 (5.19%) PRINCE2
3 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (5.19%) Coaching
4 3 (3.90%) Software Deployment
4 3 (3.90%) MVC
4 3 (3.90%) Scrum
4 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.90%) SOA
5 2 (2.60%) Change Management
5 2 (2.60%) Service Management
5 2 (2.60%) Performance Management
5 2 (2.60%) Data Protection
5 2 (2.60%) BDD
5 2 (2.60%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.30%) Change Control
6 1 (1.30%) Dependency Management
6 1 (1.30%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) Java
2 8 (10.39%) SQL
2 8 (10.39%) Scala
3 6 (7.79%) VBScript
4 4 (5.19%) VB
4 4 (5.19%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.90%) C#
6 2 (2.60%) C
6 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
6 2 (2.60%) Korn
7 1 (1.30%) Ruby
7 1 (1.30%) Perl
7 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 14 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 13 (16.88%) SC Cleared
3 12 (15.58%) RHCE
4 11 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (6.49%) DV Cleared
6 4 (5.19%) VCP5
7 3 (3.90%) MCITP
7 3 (3.90%) MCSE
7 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.60%) RHCT
8 2 (2.60%) MCTS
9 1 (1.30%) Degree
9 1 (1.30%) MCP
9 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.30%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 42 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (24.68%) Active Directory
3 10 (12.99%) XenDesktop
4 9 (11.69%) Hyper-V
4 9 (11.69%) XenApp
5 5 (6.49%) vCloud
6 4 (5.19%) vSphere
6 4 (5.19%) Terminal Services
6 4 (5.19%) NFS
7 3 (3.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 3 (3.90%) Xen
8 2 (2.60%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.60%) XenServer
9 1 (1.30%) Postfix
9 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.30%) Samba
9 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
9 1 (1.30%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 11 (14.29%) Hyperic
2 8 (10.39%) SCCM
3 4 (5.19%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (5.19%) Tivoli
3 4 (5.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (3.90%) ZABBIX
4 3 (3.90%) Windows Intune
5 2 (2.60%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.60%) SCDPM
5 2 (2.60%) Nagios
5 2 (2.60%) ARCserve
5 2 (2.60%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.60%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.60%) SCOM
6 1 (1.30%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (33.77%) Red Hat
2 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
3 15 (19.48%) Citrix
4 8 (10.39%) BMC
5 7 (9.09%) Oracle
6 5 (6.49%) EMC
7 4 (5.19%) Symantec
7 4 (5.19%) McAfee
7 4 (5.19%) Dell
8 3 (3.90%) HP
8 3 (3.90%) Cisco
9 2 (2.60%) IBM
9 2 (2.60%) Intel
9 2 (2.60%) ProCurve
9 2 (2.60%) Mitel
10 1 (1.30%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.30%) NETGEAR
10 1 (1.30%) Veeam
10 1 (1.30%) Guidewire
10 1 (1.30%) Remedy